Alexander IV Aegus

 Argead Dynasty


Reign of Alexander IV Aegus
von Beckerath316–310
Shaw317–310
Dodson317–310
Redford316–305

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Alexander IV Aegus: Hunu user pehty
Hunu user pehty
ḥwnw wsr-pḥti
The youthful one, powerful of strength
H-wn:n-A17-wsr-F9:F9
Edgar, Notes from the Delta, ASAE 11 (1911): 92
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 232-233, 3:H1
Horus name variant
Horus name of Alexander IV Aegus: Hunu user pehty
Hunu user pehty
ḥwnw wsr-pḥti
The youthful one, powerful of strength
H-wn:n-A17-wsr-s-D40:F9*F9
Mariette, Monuments Divers, II, plate 14
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 232-233, 3:H2
Nebty name
Nebty name of Alexander IV Aegus: Mery netjeru redji enef iaut en itef
Mery netjeru redji enef iaut en itef
mri-nṯrw rḏ-n.f-iꜢwt-n-it.f
Beloved of the gods, to whom the office of his father was given
nTrw:N36-r:a:n:f-O44-t:Z1-n:t:f:f
Mariette, Monuments Divers, II, plate 14
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 232-233, 3:N
Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name of Alexander IV Aegus: Heqa nakht em ta er djeref
Heqa nakht em ta er djeref
ḥḳꜢ-nḫt-m-tꜢ-r-ḏr.f
Victorious ruler in the entire land
HqA-q:D40:Aa15-tA:M36:f
Mariette, Monuments Divers, II, plate 14
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 232-233, 3:G
Throne name
Throne name of Alexander IV Aegus: Haa ib Ra, setep en Amun
Haa ib Ra, setep en Amun
ḥꜤꜤ-ib-rꜤ stp.n-imn
Who (continually) rejoices over the mind of Ra, chosen by Amun
C12A\-C2A-H-a:a-stp:n-ib:1
Mariette, Monuments Divers, II, plate 14
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 232-233, 3:T2
Throne name variant
Throne name of Alexander IV Aegus: Haa ib Ra, setep en Amun
Haa ib Ra, setep en Amun
ḥꜤꜤ-ib-rꜤ stp.n-imn
Who (continually) rejoices over the mind of Ra, chosen by Amun
ra-A28-ib-i-mn:n-stp:n
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 1a
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 232-233, 3:T1
Throne name variant
Throne name of Alexander IV Aegus: Haa ib Ra, setep en Amun
Haa ib Ra, setep en Amun
ḥꜤꜤ-ib-rꜤ stp.n-imn
Who (continually) rejoices over the mind of Ra, chosen by Amun
C2A\-C12A-A137-ib:1-stp:n
Edgar, Notes from the Delta, ASAE 11 (1911): 92
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 232-233, 3:T3
Birth name
Birth name of Alexander IV Aegus: Aleksendres
Aleksendres
Ꜥlksindrs
Alexandros
A-l:k:z-i-n:d:r:z
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 1a
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 232-233, 3:E1
Birth name variant
Birth name of Alexander IV Aegus: Alekse(n)dres
Alekse(n)dres
Ꜥlksi(n)drs
Alexandros
i-l:k:z-i-d:r:z
Mariette, Monuments Divers, II, plate 14
Birth name variant
Birth name of Alexander IV Aegus: Arksindres
Arksindres
Ꜥrksintrs
Alexandros
A-r:k:z-i-n:t:r:z
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), IV, 1b
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 232-233, 3:E2

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 232–233
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 20 (1915): 207–211
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 176

 

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The Royal titulary

The full titulary was announced at the coronation, when a pharaoh officially became king.

Horus
Horus name
The oldest form of a pharaoh's name, often enclosed in a serekh, a sort of "heraldic crest" representing a palace facade.

Nebty
Nebty name
The "Two Ladies", the heraldic goddesses Nekhbet and Wadjet, representing Upper and Lower Egypt respectively.

Golden Horus
Golden Horus name
Gold was strongly associated with eternity, but the meaning of this title is disputed.

Prenomen
Throne name
(prenomen) Announced at the coronation, and written in a cartouche.

Nomen
Personal name
(nomen) The name given at birth, also written in a cartouche.

Kinglists
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